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We found 54 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Viant near Naperville, IL.

Dr. David A Klem, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 104
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. David Klem is a Wheaton, IL physician who specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery. He graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. These areas are among Dr. Klem's clinical interests: colorectal surgery procedures, colon cancer, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Klem honors. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Klem is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Colon Cancer, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,051
  • Medicare Cost: $573
Dr. Robert B Love, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Robert Love sees patients in Winfield, IL, Warrenville, IL, and Geneva, IL. His medical specialties are general surgery, thoracic surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Love has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests encompass robotic surgery. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Love takes. His education and training includes medical school at Rush Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Love has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Love welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Alwyn Dalvester Harriott, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
420 Schmidt Road; #235
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Alwyn Harriott is a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Harriott include thyroid problems, celiac disease, and inguinal hernia repair. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Harriott graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. Dr. Harriott's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Umbilical Hernia, Breast Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Abdominal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Lee Daw Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
28381 Davis Parkway; Suite 700
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Daw works as a plastic surgeon and oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Hinsdale, IL, Warrenville, IL, and Lisle, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: dermabrasion, body contouring, and botox injection. The average patient rating for Dr. Daw is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Daw honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Carle Foundation Hospital and McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Daw has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Latoya Jeaneen Perry, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Latoya Perry is a gynecologic oncologist. She has a special interest in robotic surgery. Dr. Perry is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Perry's medical residency was performed at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University and a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. William Robert Ii Sterba II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. William Sterba specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sterba include knee problems, minimally invasive surgery, and arthritis. Dr. Sterba is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Sterba's practice is open to new patients. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthritis, Joint Reconstruction, Hip Problems, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Arshad Rashid, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
311 S County Farm Road; Suite B
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Michael Rashid sees patients in Geneva, IL, Winfield, IL, and Wheaton, IL. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Rashid include sexual dysfunction, kidney stones, and urologic (genitourinary) cancer. Dr. Rashid takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Rashid's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Sexual ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew J Fishman, MD
Specializes in Otology and Neurotology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Fishman is an otologist and neurotologist in Winfield, IL and Warrenville, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fishman include eardrum repair, skull base surgery, and gamma knife radiosurgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Fishman takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU), and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Fishman (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic skull base surgery

All Interests: Facial Paralysis, Ear Problems, Skull Base Surgery, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Ear Surgery, Movement ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Lawrence Makowiec, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Richard Makowiec is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Warrenville, IL and Naperville, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, arthritis, and sports health. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Dr. Makowiec performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Tennis Elbow, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ali Shaibani, MD
Specializes in Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
120 Spalding Drive; Suite 101
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Ali Shaibani's medical specialty is neuroradiology and diagnostic radiology. His areas of expertise include vertebroplasty, pain management, and stroke. Dr. Shaibani takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Dr. Shaibani's medical residency was performed at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Shaibani is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty, minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Compression Fractures, Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Malformation, Spine Problems, Stroke, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Paul Plante, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
311 South County Farm Road; Suite B
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. John Plante is an urologist in Winfield, IL and Geneva, IL. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney stones, and incontinence. Dr. Plante honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Plante graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Laser Surgery, Infertility, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 105
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000 - $3,200
  • Medicare Cost: $716 - $748
Dr. Sandra L. K. Banas, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1247 Rickert Drive; Suite 200
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Sandra Banas is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Her areas of expertise include hearing loss, dizziness, and meniere's disease. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Banas takes. Dr. Banas graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Banas completed her residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Allergies, Sinus Problems, Facial Problems, Sleep Apnea, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Brett Joseph Vassallo, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
120 Spalding Drive; Suite 305
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Brett Vassallo sees patients in Park Ridge, IL and Naperville, IL. His medical specialty is urogynecology. Dr. Vassallo is especially interested in endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and stress urinary incontinence. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center for his residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Vassallo honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Urodynamics, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,031
  • Medicare Cost: $962
Dr. Lenard W La Belle, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Lenard Labelle works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Warrenville, IL and Carol Stream, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Labelle include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Labelle attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Labelle is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 90
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,214 - $8,987
  • Medicare Cost: $175 - $1,164
Dr. Brian J Chilelli, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Brian Chilelli is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and partial knee arthroplasty. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chilelli accepts. Before completing his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Chilelli attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee Arthroplasty, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason William Cullen, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
636 Raymond Drive; Suite 100
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Jason Cullen's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His areas of expertise include the following: women's health issues, osteopathic medicine, and robotic surgery. Dr. Cullen's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cullen accepts. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Osteopathic Medicine, Women's Health Issues, Robotic Surgery

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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery is surgery performed using tiny tools and several small incisions instead of one large one. First performed in the 1980s, minimally invasive surgery has now become commonly used for all kinds of procedures because it offers so many benefits over traditional surgery.

Since minimally invasive surgery minimizes the amount of injury that a patient experiences by avoiding a large incision, it typically results in fewer issues after surgery. There tend to be fewer stitches needed, less scarring, less pain, a faster recovery time, and a lower risk of infection. Some minimally invasive procedures even require less anesthesia than usual.

There are three main types of minimally invasive surgery:
  • Laparoscopic surgery, where several small incisions are made. A tiny camera is inserted into one, and the surgeon looks at the procedure on a video screen while moving tools through the other openings.
  • Endoscopic surgery, which is performed using an endoscope. An endoscope is a thin, hollow tube that contains a camera. It can be inserted either through a small incision or an existing opening such as the nose. Tiny tools can be passed through the tube to the area that needs to be worked on.
  • Robotic surgery, which uses tools that are even smaller and more precise than laparoscopic tools. The tools and camera are inserted through a small opening, and then the surgeon controls the robot from a computer in another room.

Minimally invasive surgery is not the right choice in every situation. However in many cases, it makes surgery less difficult to handle.